F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 21 08:29:47 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 3:49 AM, Liam <liam at fightingcrane.com> wrote:
> Sent from mYphone
> On Apr 20, 2014 7:02 PM, "drago01" <drago01 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 12:39 AM, Reindl Harald <h.reindl at thelounge.net>
>> wrote:
>> >> There have been other suggestions in this thread that are helpful like
>> >> the network zones thing (but we still have too many zones) or enabling
>> >> services should make them work i.e
>> >> just enable the firewall rules.
>> >
>> > which make sense
>> Oh finally you seem to understand what this is all about (a few mails
>> ago this was supposed to be "strongly prohibited" ...)
>> Now please goolge for "Psychological Acceptability and Security" you
>> will find tons of scientific papers (read them) explaining about why
>> it is wrong to silently break stuff or ask "yes / no" question or
>> arguing with "this is not a blackbox the user should learn" nonsense.
>> There is difference between a software developer, a sysadmin and a
>> user that simply wants to share his music with his family.  The latter
>> should not have to learn about computer security to do it,
>> while for the former it does not matter that much as you said because
>> they ought to know what to do or where to get that information from.
> The later isn't the target for Workstation, I don't believe.

Not the *primary* target but still one see the "Other users" section in the PRD.

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